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CSPAN
Dec 3, 2012 8:00pm EST
energy security, and then president obama marks 20 years that the united states and the soviet union reduced nuclear weapons. and then deductions that could be part of the negotiations over the so-called fiscal cliff. >> this weekend on c-span3's "american history tv," follow harry truman's eldest son, as they prepared to mark the dropping of the atomic bomb on 1945. >> i know everyone has their own view. i don't want to argue survival. i think we're past that. i want to do what i can to see that this doesn't happen again. >> clifton truman daniel will join us to discuss the inspiration for his trip sunday at 9:00 p.m. eastern on c-span3. >> a report by the group securing america's future energy says the greatest threat to national and economic security is dependence on foreign oil. members of the group, business political and retired military leaders are suggesting a plan of maximizing oil and gas production, reducing consumption, and improving conservation as a way to boost revenue and reduce our debt. this is a little less than an hour and a half. >> good morning, everyone.
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 10:00am EST
? >> absolutely. what i have been struck in the debate is the time, energy, and attention that has been spent on these tax policies, and the neglect of the broader challenges we face. this is the fantasy of bill and donald that the entire world is focused on capping deductions and what the ramifications are and this is how they spend their lives, so they are in their element, but lee side of the broader goals here. as maya saying, the first question i wanted to answer, does this all the problem? we have a medium-term problem which is the 10-year window, we're going to borrow $10 to it unless we change our policies. then we have what we feel is a primary threat to the future, the long-term problem. before we get to the detail of what the percentage should be, we need to make sure that whenever we negotiate solves those problems. it is essential that brevity -- that revenue be part of the equation. it is difficult to do the spending cuts alone. you need to touch the budget by 30% over the long term, and that will not be supported by the people of all long haul. we cannot just worry about the de
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am EST
on the united states because we still get a large part of our energy from the region. i traveled to azerbaijan an armenian in early september. and i also stopped in georgia and met with the president. when i talked to these leaders, iran was one of the things that came up at the very beginning, because they'll feel the influence and the aggressive attitude underneath cover so to speak of iran. in particular, i think azerbaijan feels a great deal of concern, and when i talked to the president, members of parliament and others, it was readily apparent to me that they thought that there ought to be closer ties between azerbaijan and the united states, and georgia, and hopefully armenia. because iran is really trying to destabilize or undermine those governments are we believe that is their long-term goal. iran has been involved in terrorism as we know for some time. it's partly unique in that area. we have seen the i-beam regime operating through organizations such as republican guard and employ such tactics around the globe including right here in washington, d.c. however, the proximity of the s
FOX News
Dec 5, 2012 3:00pm PST
the life demonstrated best qualities of public service. the energy and personal commitment made the country a more hopeful place. she will be missed by many. dame elizabeth murdock survived by 77 direct dekren dents, 50 great grandchildren and six great, great grandchildren. she was 103 years old. >> bret: now fresh pickingsings from the political grapevine. they voted for president obama, there overwhelmingly. but near bankrupt detroit is not yet getting a bail-out. councilwoman joanne watson does not like that one bit. >> the election, calling out senator young. to washington, d. he came back home with some bacon. that is what you do. that's what you do. overwhelmingly supporting the re-election of this president and there ought to be quid pro quo and you ought to exercise leadership on that. of course not just that, but why not? >> bret: the detroit free press called this type of thinking, "city government remains stuck in an alternative universe -- alternate universe of denial and daydream." adding "it may be time to pray to a higher power for government sanity." president obama's uncle
CNN
Nov 30, 2012 1:00pm PST
card. one is for a clean, wedomestic energy future that puts us in control. our abundant natural gas is already saving us money, producing cleaner electricity, putting us to work here in america and supporting wind and solar. though all energy development comes with some risk, we're committed to safely and responsibly producing natural gas. it's not a dream. america's natural gas... putting us in control of our energy future, now. >>> in wyoming, authorities are investigating the deaths of three people at two crime scenes in a bizarre case. lisa sylvester's monitoring that and some of the other top stories in "the situation room" right now. lisa, what do you have? >> hi there, joe. here's what we know. police responded this morning to the call of a campus in eastern wyoming. they say a sharp edged weapon was involved. when it was all over, three people were dead including a college faculty member and the suspect who died of an apparent suicide. authorities say all three victims knew each other. and if you take a generic form of the popular drug lipitor, you want to take note. the foo
CNN
Dec 4, 2012 4:00am PST
advantage is in this huge game change you've got in energy policy to see that economy really take its proper place again. and if that happens, i think that will also, by the way, have an impact on say the eurozone, which is still very, very fragile. >> all the ifs in there. you have written an article, a special to cnn called be bold to escape the economic crisis. that's the headline there. what is the lesson? i mean i think often the big superpowers don't necessarily look to africa, for example, for good lessons on how to strategize. many of those countries, those emerging economies are doing, are growing, at a rate faster than the united states, and favser than many others. >> yes, they're moving ahead very fast as economies. but i think for us efficiently, if you take europe they've got to take some really big decisions now, and as it were, sort out the short-term issues to do with the single currency crisis, and then make the long-term reforms that we're all going to have to make. i mean, your fiscal cliff -- some of the issues there, around entitlements and welfare and reform, they've g
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2012 5:00am PST
the governor. >> they have their own tax policies energy costs, property taxes which is a local issue as opposed to the state issue that they have to account for. if we can stop competition, we should do it. but, we don't have those things. it is not an even playing field. let me give you another example. my republican governor colleagues want to see medicaid blocked. almost all of my democratic colleagues don't want to see it done. most of the democrats represent state that is will not enter into a race to the bottom when it comes to medical benefits. connecticut is never going to act as one legislature did in a state to deny a kidney transplant to somebody whose life will be saved by it. if you block grant it, you have a bunch of states that are not going to do this or this. there are states that are trapped. they wouldn't tolerate putting someone to death over a bad kidney. this is a serious argument. we can all talk about how we compare ourselves. understand, underlying all of that is we are not comparable. >> i actually think you are making a really, you are giving me a great ope
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2012 9:00pm PST
size, and low-cost printing. ♪ atmix of energies.ve the world needs a broader that's why we're supplying natural gas to generate cleaner electricity... that has around 50% fewer co2 emissions than coal. and it's also why, with our partner in brazil, shell is producing ethanol - a biofuel made from renewable sugarcane. >>a minute, mom! let's broaden the world's energy mix. let's go. >>> about a week after the election, president obama met with ceos from g.e., hi, former bosses, american express and he eckna and xerox and dow chemical and ibm and she have ron and proctor and gamble. then home depot, goldman sachs, merck, coca-cola, macy's, yahoo, comcast, hi, current boss, marriott, at&t, it is not quite the entire fortune 500 but it's close. it is about to get closer. tomorrow there is a third meeting. the president speaking to another 100 or so ceos in washington. that makes three meetings with ceos in four weeks. this personal attention from the president has led to lots of positive statements from business leaders. for example, the head of marriott calling the president, q
CNN
Dec 5, 2012 2:00am PST
coined a new phrase, saudi america for america's projected energy boom over the next decade. a report from last month says the u.s. is expected to unseat saudi arabia as the world's top oil producer by 2020. huge implications for foreign policy and how we do business. it's really been an interesting development in the oil patch. >> it will be really nice to talk about something other than the fiscal cliff. i will say that. >> jobs. that's right. >> 25 minutes past the hour. the republican party needs some new younger blood say some pundits. are these the new leaders of the gop, paul ryan, marco rubio, could they already be on the campaign trail? bny mellon wealth management has the vision and experience to look beyond the obvious. we'll uncover opportunities, find hidden risk, and make success a reality. bny mellon wealth management to provide a better benefits package... oahhh! [ male announcer ] it made a big splash with the employees. [ duck yelling ] [ male announcer ] find out more at... [ duck ] aflac! [ male announcer ] ...forbusiness.com. ♪ ha ha! progresso. in what world do
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 8:00pm EST
to inject some energy at the right place at the right time. so next up here will be senator sam nunn, longstanding chairman in senate armed services, who understands our country and our national security as well or better than anyone i have ever worked with. senator none -- senator nunn? [applause] >> well, first, thanks to pete peterson for getting this group together and for so much else that pete and michael and the peterson foundation have done in terms of bringing attention to the fiscal challenge we face and mobilizing support for a rational and sane fiscal policy. second, admiral mullen, thank you for your tremendous leadership both in the military and as a citizen in the recent months. you have led the way, and your statement that basically the biggest risk that we have to national security is our debt and our unsustainable fiscal policy is one that i totally endorse and agree with, and i commend you for making it, because your impact is very powerful. so that's my, really my first point. my second point is that even if we avoid the short-term debt crisis, the so-called cliff
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2012 5:00pm EST
for military construction, and for defense activities of the department of energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes, shall be brought to a close? the yeas and nays are mandatory under the rule. the clerk will call the roll. vote: vote: the presiding officer: are there any senators wishing to vote or to change their vote? seeing none, on this vote, the yeas are 93, the nays are 0. 3/5 of the senators duly chosen and sworn having voted in the affirmative, the motion is agreed to. the senator from michigan. without objection. mr. levin: madam president? the presiding officer: the senator from michigan. the presiding officer: the senator from michigan. mr. levin: madam president, i call up a list of 13 amendments which have been cleared by myself and senator mccain -- coats amendment number 2923 as modified by changes at the desk, webb amendment numbered 2943, casey amendment numbered 2997 as modified by changes at the desk, cardin amendment numbered 3023, wicker amendment numbered 3121 as modified by changes at the desk, portman amendmen
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2012 1:00pm EST
here. what is interesting when you have mergers and acquisition particularly in energy this is something that brings positive sentiment to wall street. let's look at freeport-mcmoran. also taking a look at other names that are involved, right? you're looking at, see how they are faring. plains exploration is up 25%. mcmoran exploration up 82%. freeport-mcmoran is buying both of those together. this is $9 billion. this is about oil and gas producers and it will create a natural resources conglomerate. this is a huge, huge move. freeport-mcmoran is a name we always took to when we talk about commodities and things on the move and on a day where oil and gold are to the downside, gold in particular talking about freeport-mcmoran, copper and gold. you can see it is down 14%. that is not unusual to see an acquirer selling off as the two that are being acquired are gaining big-time. this is the action we're seeing in this mining and oil and exploration type deal and this is a big one. certainly scooped up wall street this morning. back to you. melissa: nicole, thanks so much.
CNN
Nov 29, 2012 1:00pm PST
. the turks are heavily dependent on iranian energy. asked about gold sales to iran, the u.s. treasury department told cnn anyone who helps the iranian government acquire dollars or gold could be punished with american economic sanctions. but don't expect that to stop iran from finding ways around the u.s.-led blockade. >> even the most powerful states have limited power in controlling international transactions and international trade. and in the case of iran and turkey is an indication of that. >> reporter: it's not clear if iran and turkey are still swapping oil for gold. but taking a page from history, iran is likely to continue using techniques honed in the grand bazaar like bartering to keep its economy alive. ivan watson, cnn, istanbul. >>> just about everything in the u.s. military is regimened and tightly controlled. after the david petraeus scandal and other u.s. generals, does the u.s. military need more than just a review of the rules? let's go to our pentagon correspondent barbara starr. what's going on? >> you know, wolf, with so many officers misbehaving these days, in f
CNN
Nov 30, 2012 6:00am PST
you fifteen percent or more. one is for a clean, wedomestic energy future that puts us in control. our abundant natural gas is already saving us money, producing cleaner electricity, putting us to work here in america and supporting wind and solar. though all energy development comes with some risk, we're committed to safely and responsibly producing natural gas. it's not a dream. america's natural gas... putting us in control of our energy future, now. trying to find a better job can likbe frustrating.gs, so at university of phoenix we're working with a growing list of almost two thousand corporate partners - companies like microsoft, american red cross and adobe - to create options for you. not only that, we're using what we learn from these partners to shape our curriculum, so that when you find the job you want you'll be a perfect fit. let's get to work. >>> and a good morning to all of you. thanks for joining us. i'm deborah feyerick in for carol costello. just in, 18 people are being treated for respiratory issues when a train in new jersey carrying toxic chemicals derailed when
CNN
Nov 30, 2012 11:00am PST
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CNN
Dec 3, 2012 1:00pm PST
.com. [ female announcer ] cook, meet compliments. energy is being produced to power our lives. while energy development comes with some risk, north america's natural gas producers are committed to safely and responsibly providing generations of cleaner-burning energy for our country, drilling thousands of feet below fresh water sources within self-contained well systems. and, using state-of-the-art monitoring technologies, rigorous practices help ensure our operations are safe and clean for our communities and the environment. we're america's natural gas. >>> a spy agency the size of the cia inside the pentagon. "the washington post" is reporting the defense department plans to send hundreds more spies overseas in an effort to make the agency more attuned to emerging threats and more closely aligned with the cia. let's get some perspective on what's going on. joining us, our cnn national security contributor fran townsend. fran, what sort of immediate effects are we going to see because of this new project with the d.i.a., the defense intelligence agency? >> reporter: wolf, i think most peo
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 12:00pm EST
a little bit. if you look at the percentage of investment, the exploration production of energy is very heavily involved, it is a very expensive item, and their profits are five to 8% on what they actually invest. microsoft and intel are much more profitable and they pay less in taxes than the percentage of the total revenue. so, people always focus on the gas prices. look at your heating bill. the natural gas movement brought down the price of natural gas about 80% of what we produce in terms of my state. it's about a quarter of what it was three years ago. that isn't always a good deal for the american people. it's actually bringing the industry back. this industry which is often vilified quite frankly is the one that is generating more jobs, more income, more opportunity than almost any other sector and it isn't as profitable as the high-tech. >> host: nelson in colorado springs. >> caller: i think the bush tax cut -- has anyone tried to calculate the amount of money that the economy lost when the tax cuts were putting place only 2% of the rich but you can't continue to pay the same
FOX News
Nov 29, 2012 7:00pm PST
what it can. the house can function. it can sends lots of stuff tothp a wave of energy at the senate that says are the democrats in the senate going to be owe obstructionist none of these good ideas, none of these reforms, efforts to save money, are going to get there. after a couple weeks that begins to build pressure on the senate. what's right now is, the republicans are surrounded by the news media and the democrats who are creating an artificial standard, and basically saying, if you don't sell out on taxes, you're bad people. well, i don't think they should accept that standard asset by liberals who are proving, as u just pointed out in the president's thing tonight, they want to spend more money. they're not about to do anything that helps with the deficit. they want higher taxes to spend even more money to put even more power in washington, d.c. to have an even bigger bureaucracy. >> greta: all right. let me tell you one other thing that i thought was surprising today. secretary of treasury tim geithner proposed limiting purview over the federal borrowing limit, which is anot
MSNBC
Nov 30, 2012 3:00am PST
of these will spin out of the clean energy industry. sustained government investment in industries of the future, i think, is important. >> i was going to say if china is becoming more expensive because people are asking for higher wages, didn't we see the same thing when japan was a low-wage country, hong kong, isn't there always going to be a country like bangladesh with lower wages that production will shift, too? >> possibly, except china is so much a category of its own. the scale is the biggest in the world. the infrastructure is unique. you want to move things to burma, you have new airports in burma, you have no ports, no supply base. and so there is a particular category that china has. they are working out their problems. part is moving to china. but, also, i think things will come back to the u.s., too. >> so, sam was talking about clean energy. >> yep. >> and we've certainly seen barnicle talk for some time how the united states needs to catch up with china. they're making a huge investment. but let's talk about dirty energy. >> yes. >> only because we have such a revolution coming in t
CNN
Dec 4, 2012 4:00pm PST
doing to get it back? we're drilling for more oil at home. that could mean more jobs. today the energy information administration said american crude oil production averaged 6.5 million barrels a day in september. that is the best, people, in 15 years. and now our fifth story "outfront." >>> we go from a good story to a bad one. the fiscal cliff. dissension within the ranks. it seems not recall republican lawmakers and conservative groufs are in lockstep with john boehner. earlier i spoke with one gop house member who hasn't been on the same wave length as the speaker recently. he's in senior leadership. here's what deputy whip congressman tom cole told me about those who in the party say taxes shouldn't be on the table. >> for those who say we're putting revenue on the table, the american people did that when they lented, you know, the president and a democratic senate again. again, they have to agree to a deal or tax rates on everybody go up. i think we shouldn't -- we should do everything we can to avoid that for as many people as we possibly can. >> "outfront" tonight, grover norq
CNN
Dec 6, 2012 1:00pm PST
december 7th. so call today or visit your local walgreens. ends december 7th. energy is being produced to power our lives. while energy development comes with some risk, north america's natural gas producers are committed to safely and responsibly providing generations of cleaner-burning energy for our country, drilling thousands of feet below fresh water sources within self-contained well systems. and, using state-of-the-art monitoring technologies, rigorous practices help ensure our operations are safe and clean for our communities and the environment. we're america's natural gas. it's not for colds, it's not for pain, it's just for sleep. because sleep is a beautiful thing. ♪ zzzquil, the non-habit forming sleep-aid from the makers of nyquil. >>> tea party senator jim demint. details of a push for a controversial new law. 30 years in prison. he's never even convicted. >> jim demint of south carolina took everyone by surprise, even his own staff, when he announced he's resigning at the end of the year to take over a new role at the heritage foundation. he believes he can make more
CNN
Nov 29, 2012 4:00pm PST
sarda bonvehi representing the company. huge step toward energy independence and a big bird to russia. one big problem. the company doesn't know anything about it. turns out that jordy doesn't actually work for that company. he's the bald gentleman in this shot. take a good look at this guy. we don't know what his real name is. it appears he's a con man who was able to get through multiple rounds and rounds and rounds of negotiations and a televised appearance for a $1 billion deal without detection. i mean, that's kind of incredible. you have got to give the guy that. in fact, on the surface, this seems like a mirror image of one of the most infamous swindles in history, when victor lustig posed as a corrupt government official and sold the eiffel tower to scrap metal companies. back then, he got money. he got the money from sales and additional political bribes. years later, he even pulled a scam on al capone. yes. he swindled al capone out of $5,000 of money. adjust that for inflation. to quote bill clinton, that takes a lot of brass. and a lot of smarts, which is something that ou
FOX News
Dec 2, 2012 3:00am PST
who don't have a.d.h.d. it can do similar thing, gives you energy, a boost, allows you to perform for longer periods of time without needing sleep and helps you to focus on concentrate. where it isn't a traditional performance enhancing substan substance, when we think of things we've looked at and studied over time. it can definitely enhance your performance especially on the athletic field. >> that's interesting, what you're talking about is mental acuity and in fact, 25% of adult patients admitted to faking a.d.h.d. siymptoms just to get adderall. we understand in the office if you want that laser-like focus, but why a football field? >> one of the biggest uses is obviously in academics, i mean, it's definitely been, unfortunately, used as a performing enhancing substance for kids who want to be better in school. on the field, having more acuity, able to have more endurance, remembering calls, knowing, you know, what plays are-- there is a lot of mental acuity when it comes to any sport, remembering what you're supposed to do, what the game plan is, the more you're able to focu
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2012 11:00am PST
. if you look at what's happening in energy, enormous boom. in agriculture, even with the drought, you're seeing incredible levels of income to farmers, which is really welcome. in manufacturing, one of the strongest periods of manufacturing revival that we've seen in almost a generation. not just in autos, and not just in high tech, but comprehensibly across that. we are showing american companies very competitive and resilient, and companies are bringing back production from china and mexico because this is looking like a much stronger country in which to invest and build. those are very encouraging signs for the american economy. and people running america's businesses would say they are in the strongest position they have been in maybe a decade in terms of the ability they have to expand and grow. and if we are able to lift this threat, big tax increases on middle class americans, lift this threat of periodic threats of default, lift this threat of badly designed deep austerity on the spending side up front, then i think there's enormous potential for the american economy to grow f
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 8:00pm EST
underwritten by areva, a growing player in renewable energy and nuclear energy. we thank them for their support. as always, we are on the record here. please no live blogging or other means of filing -- to be some time to think. there is no embargo it said c- span has agreed not to air the video of the breakfast until noon today to give those of you who actually paid to attend the breakfast time to file./ finally, if you'd like to ask a question please do the traditional thing as ms. subtle, nonthreatening signal. -- send me a subtle, nonthreatening signal. with that, thanks again from our supporters and yours. >> he always goes first. the times article was right about one thing -- thingdebt if you want to know we're really like, you can imagine sonny and cher, you can not imagine which one i am. somebody once asked me, what was it like to be president of a university? i said it is like being ceo of a cemetery. you have lots of people underneath you. i thought i would update you -- yesterday i had a meeting with a group of ceo's that we took in to meet with the white house economic team and i s
FOX News
Nov 30, 2012 8:00am PST
: yeah, take a look at the energy fours. this is from mercedes-benz. one of six you talked about, different versions of possible futuristic police car. this is massive. we'll slap on the decals to make it a police car. california famous for car culture and chp, the show, chps. look at clearance on this thing, and actually powered by on top of rain water. it would ideally turn it into hydrogen. it never rains in southern california. when it does it would be used to power the vehicle. one of many very cool and high-tech options out there car companies talk about. in fact when you talk to the design teams, these design teams are the best in the world they have some pretty cool concepts them settle. -- themselves. take a listen. >> this vehicle flies. it has two inductive fans and it was designed to really pay homage to that tradition of the chp motorcycle cop. >> there is pursue going on the drones are released and they have a device to send out an electromagnetic impulse to disable the electronics of the car which is chased. >> reporter: there are six major car manufacturers who to
FOX News
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am PST
getting started. lots going on. a new green energy project funded by you the taxpayer. did you know you are one of the prime investors in a new electric car battery? bill: there are new concerns about a north korean rocket launch any day. a top u.s. commander labeling it very dangerous. what is the u.s. doing in response? martha: back at home lawmakers get a look at this video now from the deadly libya terror attack scene. why one congressman said before this happened it looked like people were milling around like a miami street party, then what happened. >> this is supposed to be sovereign u.s. territory, and if people can just come and walk in on us like that without any kind of resistance, really makes your blood boil because you are thinking to yourself. where is the security? progresso this reduced sodium soup says it mahelp lower cholesterol, how does it work? you just he to eat it as part of your heart healthy diet. step 1. eat the soup. all those veggies and beans, that's what may help lower your cholesterol and -- well that's easy [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste t
FOX News
Dec 2, 2012 1:00pm PST
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MSNBC
Dec 1, 2012 7:00am PST
. dan? >> a very important point that i hope the president will get to. a real consolidated energy proposal. it is a direction he has been going, a little bit in the direction of clean coal i think that's the wrong direction to go. on the bigger picture, there has been nothing -- if you have to point to one thing, i'm always talking about this, that talked about the disparity, the wealth disparity we are looking at, just one thing, it has been this down ward slope in the upper bracket, marginal tax rates that have caused that. this president, that's why it is so important for us to hold on this. this president obama is not moving things back to the 50s or the 60s. >> he is moving back to the '90s. >> he is moving things back just ten years to a place where even just turning the boat around a little bit at this point would be great. that's where we get all these crazy figures about 93% of the wealth that was created over the last four years went to 91% of the people. the other 9% was left for the other 7% of the people. >> for everybody else? >> that's right. that's because of margi
FOX
Dec 6, 2012 7:00am PST
. that's a long time for a dog of this size with this type of energy. >> to help families adopt a furry new friend, the shelters are dropping adoption fees. approved families can pick up a dog for a 9% discount and for a -- 90% discount for and for cats, a 7 a% discount -- 70% discount for a cat. >>> a police horse was bitten by a pit ball. the owner of the dog is appealing the petition that that dog should be put down. >>> the competition in the america's cup race is already starting. an italians are claiming that oracle broke protocol by planning someone in an inflatable boat and taking upclose pictures of the italian and new zealand yachts. an international jury is considering this protest. experts say the progressions are overblown. >>> 7:53. tara is here. >> there's a backup on the richmond bridge. we have some congestion. there is a large piece of metal in one of the lanes there. you can see it's a little bit hazy out there. it's difficult to see the traffic but the chp is on scene. they are trying to remove that piece of metal but there's some congestion westbound as you make you
FOX
Dec 6, 2012 7:00am EST
through times of peace and war. why the tree looks the same, this year is the most energy efficient tree. the theme remains the same but the technology improves things. encourage viewers to come down and see not only the national tree but the state and territorial trees. >> let's talk about a couple others. we have a picture of the 1978 tree. >>> the 1978 tree served our country well. it was here for 32 years. that's the other thing is this is a live living tree. it's planted here, it grows here. and the 78 tree was here for 32. the tree behind us is from the state of virginia and great future down here too. >> and we also have a picture of the 83 tree. >> 83 tree was just our 78 tree five years later. what we do is change the theme and how the tree is decorated each year. ge has been lighting the tree for 50 years. they'll change the theme of the tree. but again, it's a living tree. >> it says a lot that the presidents are very busy and obviously president obama is very busy right now. a lot going on in his world but the presidents always make time to come light the tree. >> it's part o
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2012 5:00pm EST
, young, ambitious, disorganized, and bursting with energy and enthusiasm." i david souter, he said something -- each of us have spoken at the podium about warren. he said, "david is my friend. i trust him. i respect him. i like him. he made me think, reflect, and laugh. i think all of us would say the same thing about warren today. he made us think and reflect and laugh. one final thing about his humor -- senator baker was here today. both warren and i voted for a sale. i received a great deal of hate mail because of my name. i'm half irish and half jewish. i am the only one who can be put on the israeli border and be shot from both sides. [laughter] i was getting all of the hate mail and warren was not getting any of them. i will broadcast nationwide that you are jewish and i am not. that way you will get all of the hate mail. he said, do not do that. you are much more politically secure than i am. besides, you would make a nice jewish boy. [laughter] let me conclude with what my favorite statements -- with one of my favorite statements. it sums up my feelings about warren. " thro
FOX News
Dec 6, 2012 8:00am PST
of it is sub-saharan after can where we derive a great deal of our energy imports. places like nigeria and other places are very sensitive. just to the north this is libya which is still very, very unsettled. algeria which is yet to face the arab spring and reform. and north africa and egypt. this is a very critical region on the boarders of several areas that are very sensitive right now. jenna: what are the islamists doing in that area right now? >> well they're imposing their harsh brand of rule. they have destroyed a number of world heritage sites. islamic monuments ironically enough. they're imposing brutal punishments upon the people. more importantly from the security side they're digging themselves in and threatening neighboring states, some of which are already very fragile. jenna: what kind of threat does this specific group pose us here at home? >> well it poses the threat, al qaeda in the islamic maghreb, the al qaeda affiliate sort of spearheading all this has been linked to the attacks by some on the consulate in benghazi. it was involved in attacks and planned attacks in
MSNBC
Dec 1, 2012 9:00am PST
. at the same time houston gained about 96,000 jobs. los angeles about 78,000. given its record energy production, north carolina has been named as the best-run stat. wyoming slips to second in this year's 24 sln 7 wall street.com rankings. nebraska is third. california wins the dubious distinction of the worst-run state just ahead of rhode island and illinois. >>> well, cold play dreams of paradise. but americans who seek it in hawaii have a steep price to pay. the rainbow state tops a new cold well banker list of the most expensive states for home buyers. the average listing for a four bedroom two bath home going for nearly $750,000. massachusetts is about $300,000 less but still the second most expensive state. california is the third priceyest with a $430,000 price tag on average. the most affordable listings, nebraska where the average listing is about $145,000. iowa and georgia ranked second and third least expensive. those are your number ones here on "weekends with alex witt." tht a holiday deal is to camp out. you know we've been open all night. is this a trick to get my spot?
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 11:00pm EST
this coalition and those who are not here today, have brought together to try to inject energy and the right place at the right time. next up will be senator sam nunn, a long-standing chairman of the senate armed services who understands our country and our national security, as well or better than anyone i have ever seen. [applause] >> thank you to pete peterson for getting a group together and for so much else that he and michael peterson foundation have done in terms of bringing attention to the fiscal challenge that we face today. in mobilizing support for a rational and sane fiscal policy. second, admiral mike mullen, thank you for your tremendous leadership both in the military and as a citizen and a reason leader. you have led the way with the biggest risk that we have of national security, and our unsustainable fiscal policy. one that i totally endorse or agree with, and i commend you for making it because your impact is very powerful. that is my first point. my second point is that even if we avoid short-term debt crisis, the so-called fiscal cliff, and i hope that we will, the debt
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 10:30pm EST
in research and technology and clean energy. i want to the put people back to work rebuilding our roads and our bridges and our schools, and i want to do all this while bringing down our deficits in a balanced and responsible way. now on this last point, you've probably heard a lot of talk in washington and in the media about the deadlines that we're facing on jobs and taxes and investments. this is not some run-of-the-mill debate. this isn't about which political xeart come out on top in negotiations. we've got important decisions to make that will have a real impact on businesses and families all across the country. our ultimate goal, our long-term goal is, to get our long-term deficit under control in a way that is balanced and is fair. that would be good for businesses, for our economy, for future generations, and i believe both parties can and will work together in the coming weeks to get that done. we know how that gets done. we're going to have to raise a little more revenue. we have to cut spending we don't need. and if we combine those two things, we can create a path where ame
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